Hamna graduated in journalism from SZABIST in Karachi, with a gold medal – an achievement she is particularly proud of. She currently works as a freelance journalist and writes about human rights, politics and culture, aiming to bring progressive voices to the fore in mainstream Pakistani media.
She has interned at two leading Pakistani news channels (Geo News and Express News) and worked for a digital newsroom, SAMAA Digital, as a sub-editor. During a nine-month stint as associate editor at lifestyle publication Runway Pakistan she covered lifestyle and sports.
Hamna was selected as a DICE Young Storymaker in 2019/20.